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Casual Early Childhood Teacher & Educator

Learning Links Preschool is looking for Early Childhood Teacher & Educators who are Diploma or ECT qualified.  

This is an opportunity for a passionate and enthusiastic individual to join our highly regarded Exceeding-Rated Inclusive Preschool Program at Peakhurst on a casual basis. Learning Links Preschool has a strong reputation in the local area and sector as one of the first truly inclusive preschools to be established in Australia more than 25 years ago. 

This role strengthens the engagement of children within early childhood services, promotes the importance of early childhood education to families and assist in a successful transition into an early childhood service. 

We operate from 8am-4pm during school terms and provide a high-quality inclusive Early Childhood Program catering for the individual needs of all children from 3 to 6 years and their families.  

Day to day responsibilities will include: 

  • Developing strong relationships with children reflecting child focussed and strengths based practice. 
  • Developing strong relationships that support and partner with families and the community. 
  • Implementing best practice as per the Education and Care Services National Regulation and Law and the Early Years Learning Framework curriculum. 
  • Implementing the policies and procedures of Learning Links at all times. 
  • Working collaboratively with other staff towards continuous improvement in all aspects of the service’s operations. 
  • Demonstrating effective interpersonal and communication skills when interacting with all stakeholders.  

 Why is Learning Links right for you? 

  • A supportive and welcoming culture  
  • Professional development opportunities across the year. We have above staff ratios, offer a minimum of 4-6 professional development days per year, and have a strong child-centered and strengths-based practice.  
  • Access to salary package $15,900 + $2,649 in entertainment benefits + the option to novate a vehicle (tax effective strategy for purchasing a new or used car). 
  • Systems and digital skills training to allow you to focus on getting wins on the board. 
  • EAP services including access to career support, manager assistance, mental health and counselling services, nutrition/ diet advice, financial counselling, legal assistance etc. 
  • Giving back to communities by helping kids from low socio-economic or disadvantaged background. 

 About you: 

  • ACECQA approved Diploma or Early Childhood Teacher qualification (or studying towards ECT qualification). 
  • Experience working in an early childhood education setting. 
  • Basic understanding of current early education and care legislation and regulations including the EYLF and NQS. 
  • Current ACECQA approved first aid, CPR, anaphylaxis, and asthma certificates. 
  • Current ACECQA approved Child Protection training. 
  • Ability to undertake the physical requirements of the role. 
  • WWCC clearance. 
  • NDIS Screener check clearance  or willing to obtain one
  • Commitment to working in partnership with families and other professionals 

About Learning Links 

Learning Links have over 50 years’ experience in providing evidence-based therapy, education, and support services to help children build the skills and confidence to learn, develop and thrive. We work in close collaboration with parents, professionals, and schools to work towards our vision of creating a community where difficulties learning is no longer a barrier to a fulfilling life. 
 
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion as well as creating a sense of belonging is important to us and you will have a structured and detailed onboarding program to give you a great start in understanding the culture. 

Child safety is top priority for us, and we are a child safe organisation. You will be asked to undergo a NDIS Worker Screening Check/ Police check and Working with Children Check.  

For further information about Learning Links and a Position Description please click on the link to careers page.